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Stanley William NELSON

Regimental number3436
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address'Marbonnie', Moyes Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Nelson, 'Marbonnie', Moyes Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry
Enlistment date6 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row G, Grave N9o. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma NELSON, "Mai Bonnie", Moyes Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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